This morning Piper and I enjoyed a bit of baking. Once the kitchen table was cleared and wiped down, I brought out all of our mixing bowls and ingredients to set up in our fresh work space. Even though I keep a lot of baking equipment tucked away in the lower shelves of our cabinets,… Continue reading A festive morning spent baking bread
A few months ago, my mother in law gave me a small set of canapé cutters. Nestled inside an old red and silver tin sit a club, diamond, heart and a spade, along with various other shapes including a Christmas tree and an angel. This morning I put them to use for the first time. Following Catherine… Continue reading A bit unseasonal, but still welcome.
This morning, while my daughter took a rather long nap, I indulged one of my guilty pleasures: that is to say, I curled up on the couch and dreamily watched a few shows on the cooking channel. While pregnant with my daughter, I found particular comfort in watching reruns of Jamie Oliver’s and Nigella Lawson’s shows. Actually,… Continue reading Indulgences and Resolutions: Nigella and Jamie in the kitchen, and year end reflections